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New York Senate passes fantasy sports bill

The New York State Senate passed a bill early Saturday morning declaring that fantasy sports do not constitute gambling, ESPN reports. The bill now goes to Governor Andrew Cuomo, who will have 10 days after receiving it to sign it into law. It will then be effective immediately and allow companies, most notably daily fantasy […]

Fantasy Sports Grows to 57.4 Million

Fantasy sports participation in North America has reached 57.4-million players according to new research released by the FSTA. This is the highest number of players recorded in the history of the study and a nearly 1% increase over last year’s participation boom.

Fantasy Sports Participation in North America Rises to 57.4 Million Players

Fantasy sports participation in North America has reached 57.4-million players according to new research conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs for the FSTA.

Member Profile: Meet Barry Gipson

  Say hello to Barry Gipson, our latest Member Spotlight volunteer! In addition to being a retired Navy vet, Barry also has an unbridled passion for fantasy sports. Learn more about him and his involvement in the industry: Name:Barry Gipson Title:Old Navy Company:The Department of Fantasy Contact:oldnavy@thedepartmentoffantasy.com Location:Puyallup, WA Tellus about yourself and your organization! […]

FanZCall App Puts You in the Batter’s Box

Play Ball! Today marks the exciting launch ofFanZcall InteractiveSports, a new app that promises to transform the way Major League Baseball games are watched and enjoyed. WithFanZcall, every at-bat becomes an opportunity for fans to play the app’s real-time game within the game, win points, and beat the competition. Yahoo! Finance New App Gets Fans […]

FantasyMeter Announces Collaborative Partnership With Fantasy Sports Solutions

FantasyMeter, a leading digital marketing agency for the fantasy sports industry, today announced a collaborative partnership with Fantasy Sports Solutions, a fantasy sports platform developer. This partnership presents an opportunity for businesses in the industry to receive highly personalized digital solutions, from the initial build of a fantasy sports website or platform, to marketing initiatives […]

PLAYON ANNOUNCES DAILY FANTASY PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EUROPEAN TOUR

PlayON has entered an exclusive, multi-year partnership with the European Tour, whereby PlayON is now the Official Daily Fantasy Game of the European Tour. PlayON differs from other daily fantasy sports operators in that it only permits entry into real-money games to customers based in jurisdictions that have a clear regulatory framework in place, and […]

FSTA to Conduct Pivotal Summer Conference in New York City

The FSTA will conduct its 2016 Summer Conference in the DFS battleground state of New York at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in New York City.

Will Industry Regulation Curb Technological Innovation?

The fantasy sports industry has seen exponential growth in the number of participants, revenue and value in just the past couple of years.

Sportradar Provides Deep Data For eSports

Sportradar today announced the launch of new deep data coverage for eSports via its industry leading API. Sportradar’s data feed provides key data points such as stats and results for all the leading game titles and tournaments.